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Brewed by Yo-Ho Brewing Company
Style: Pilsener
Nagano, Japan

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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 2.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3117) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 31, 2012
330ml can. Crisp snow white head atop a hazy amber body. Bready malty aromas that are very inviting. Full in the mouth with a smooth easy drinking mouthfeel. Good body and well balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidm (1928) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Can 330ml. Very good for a pilsener. Aroma has butter, leaves, and a hint of citrus. Taste has a sweet start, with a bitter finish. Palate is oily, with a thin-to-medium body. Dark yellow, with a persistent head.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shoulderbroken (1909) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 23, 2014
Tap at Yona Yona Beer Kitchen. Grainy aroma, taste is similar but little sweet. Bit perfumey. Hey it’s alright, but not much more.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6183) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 3, 2009
Pale colored. Fruity, malty flavor. Slightly grassy and decently balanced. I find this can be quite variable. At its best, it is a light, fruity, citrusy, flavorful pils, almost ale-like. It seems to go off rather easily, though, and then it gets rather insipid (see some ratings below). This rating is for a can in top condition.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TimE (3108) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 5, 2005
Light med-pale color. A malty nose with hints of apples. Malty mouth with some oranges, apples and cream corn. Slightly sour dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6140) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 6, 2007
Smallish white head. Light yellow body. Dense firm malty straw aroma with hoppy caramel notes. Dry caramelly straw and malt taste with dry grainy hoppy notes. Clean, clear mouthfeel. Dry, resiny malty sweetish aftertaste with medicinal notes. Nice! (0.35l can from, I think, the supermarket in the Matsumoto bus station.)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - SEP 29, 2007
Can: Nose of light malt, clear yellow, the flavor is malty. Nice crisp grassy note and a full body. Mouthfeel is lacking and citrusy but decent. A crispy golden pilsner, seems more like an ale though.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maekchu (1982) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 24, 2012
Can. Fresh, grassy, slightly nutty aroma. Cloudy pale yellow, no visible carbonation, and a very slight hint of a head spread out. Grassy, pils-like flavor with a dull bitterness. Thin body, not a lot to grab onto. Pleasant enough, but could probably use a little more bittering.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonno (2275) - JAPAN - APR 3, 2012
Better than the score suggests. Fruity, grainy and a step up from your traditional macro lager. Butt ugly can though. A bit of wheat is evident too. Comes across as a fruity golden ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19225) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2009
Canned at Shinshu Osake Mura (Nagano Sake Village), Tokyo. Clear golden, creamy head. Fruity and grainy, slim and dry. Light grassy hops leads it the strightest way to a salty bitterish finish.


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